EVENING BULLETIN: Catch up on what made the headlines today

Here's your evening update.


IRELAND: Leo Varadkar has become the first person to confirm he'll be in the running to become the next leader of Fine Gael when a contest begins.

IRELAND: Three young men were remanded in custody for their parts in a violent disorder in the northside of Cork city last summer — the worst public order incident the local sergeant has seen in 10 years in the area.

IRELAND: A 18-year-old convicted rapist has been publicly vilified in a midlands town by local residents.

WORLD: Human remains found in a well in Crete are those of a British holidaymaker who went missing more than a decade ago, police have confirmed.

WORLD: President Donald Trump said Barack Obama's health care law covers "very few people" as he minimised the impact of replacing it.

SPORT: Twelve points from Aaron Gillane proved crucial as Mary Immaculate qualified for tomorrow’s Fitzgibbon Cup final, where they will face IT Carlow, who beat UCC.

SPORT: Rory McIlroy has revealed his fascination with US President Donald Trump after recently playing a round with him.


SHOWBIZ: Legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese this evening accepted the Honorary Patronage of the University Philosophical Society of Trinity College.

SHOWBIZ: Former Emmerdale actress Leah Bracknell says she has a positive outlook on life and is not fearful despite being diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, and that she has formed a “relationship” with her cancer to try to understand it.

VIRAL: A single mother in the US has seen her Facebook post shared more than 100,000 times after saying she’d spent a $5,400 (€5,110) tax rebate on paying a year’s rent in advance.

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